Nov. 29, 2021 Europe
Strengthening governance and accountability, Reorienting the model of care, Coordinating services within and across sectors, Creating an enabling environment
Critical care nurses’ experiences of working during the first phase of the COVID-19 pandemic –Applying the Person-centred Practice Framework
In a short period, the COVID-19 pandemic has challenged healthcare systems and societies worldwide. ICUs have been described as ‘the frontline of a war’ against the disease Critical care nurses (CCNs) in this frontline were and are still engaging with some of the most challenging ethical issues of our time; these include limited resources, a lack of personal protective equipment (PPE) and professionals’ obligations to care for patients. At the same time, they were expected to provide person-centred care (PCC) with quality, as they had done before the pandemic.